Benquil is a prescription medicine used as a sedative or for conscious sedation before diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. It relieves anxiety and mus... View More
Uses of Benquil
Side effects of Benquil
How to use Benquil
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril ... View More
How Benquil works
Benquil is a benzodiazepine (BZD). It is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream through the inner lining of the nose. Once absorbed, it works by increasi... View More
What if you forget to take Benquil?
If you miss a dose of Benquil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Short-term treatment of insomnia. Sedation in premedication before surgical or diagnostic procedures.
May be taken with or without food. Midazolam IV should be administered very slowly.
Adult Oral Short-term management of insomnia Adult: 7.5-15 mg at bedtime. Elderly: 7.5 mg at bedtime. Hepatic impairment: Mild to moderate: Dosag... View More
Oral Seizures Child: 3-6 mth Hospital setting: 2.5 mg; >6 mth to <1 yr 2.5 mg; 1-<5 yr 5 mg; 5-<10 yr 7.5 mg; 10-<18 yr 10 mg. Doses are giv... View More
Severe resp failure or acute resp depression, acute narrow-angle glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, sleep apnoea syndrome; severe hepatic impairment (oral). C... View More
Mode of Action
Midazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine. It exerts sedative and hypnotic, muscle relaxant, anxiolytic and anticonvulsant actions. While the probable ... View More
Patients w/ heart failure, impaired gag reflex, resp disease, history of alcohol or drug abuse. Patient at risk of falls. Hepatic and renal impairment. ... View More
>10% Decreased respiratory rate (23%),Apnea (15%) 1-10% Drowsiness (1-5%),Seizure-like activity (1%),Nausea/vomiting (3%),Cough (1%),Pain at inject... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Midazolam should be avoided during pregnancy unless there is no safer alternative. Since Midazolam passes into breast milk, it should not be administere... View More
Increased CNS depression with alcohol, opioids, barbiturates, other sedatives and anaesthetics. Increased respiratory depression with opiates, phenobarb... View More
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